Federal appeals court upholds settlement in landmark Brown gender-equity case

Oct 27, 2021

A federal appeals court panel on Wednesday upheld a settlement reached last year between former female athletes and Brown University in a landmark gender-equity case.

A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the Ivy League university and the athletes in upholding the settlement, hammered out through mediation and approved in federal court.

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